Ernie Lepore

Rutgers University

Short Bio: 
Dr. Ernie Lepore is a Board of Governors professor of philosophy and an Acting-Co-Director of Cognitive Science. He is the author of numerous books and papers in the philosophy of language, philosophical logic, metaphysics and philosophy of mind, including with Matthew Stone, Imagination and Convention (Oxford University Press, 2015), Meaning, Mind and Matter: Philosophical Essays, with Barry Loewer (Oxford University Press, 2011) and Language turned on itself (2007, Oxford University Press), Insensitive Semantics (2004, Basil Blackwell) both with Herman Cappelen, Donald Davidson: Meaning, Truth, Language and Reality, (Oxford University Press, 2005) and Donald Davidson's truth-theoretic Semantics, (Oxford University Press, 2007) both with Kirk Ludwig, Meaning and Argument, and co-authored, with Jerry Fodor, Holism: A Shopper's Guide (Blackwell, 1991) and The Compositionality Papers (Oxford University Press, 2002); and with Sarah-Jane Leslie What Every Student Should Know (Rutgers Press, 2002). He has edited several books, including Handbook in Philosophy of Language, ed. (with B. Smith, Oxford University Press, 2006), Truth and Interpretation (Blackwell, 1989), and is co-editor with Zenon Pylyshyn, of What is Cognitive Science? (Blackwell, 1999). He is also general editor of the Blackwell series "Philosophers and Their Critics".